2016 could be a trailrazer

2016 could be a trailrazer

My 9-year-old daughter hunkers down for hours with the Warriors books. She’s on her fifth run through the dozens of tomes in this series that ou...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Remembrance event being planned for veterans

To the Editor:In a coordinated effort the American Legion Post 184 and Veterans of Foreign War Post 4874 are hosting a “Vietnam and Desert Storm...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Harvesting haystacks for breakfast

Harvesting haystacks for breakfast

“Gloria, the way it sounds we have another carry-in to plan,” Eunice said to me. We were sitting side by side on hay bales on the trailer ...

January 5th, 2016 |  



A Christmas present not under the tree

For this Christmas, my boyfriend got me something I have always wanted: a “Despicable Me” minion toy.He also proposed.We met in late summe...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Some lessons learned in 2015

Some lessons learned in 2015

2015 … the year that nearly killed me. I say this with a humorous tone, but seriously, it was a tough one! Jackson was diagnosed with type 1 dia...

January 5th, 2016 |  


​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

​Ignoring the facts doesn’t mean they don’t exist

During the first week of December the Associated Press ran a story in newspapers around Ohio discussing the effect poverty has on student performance ...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Computing the future of computers

Computing the future of computers

Dave Barry is a funny guy. Besides his Pulitzer Prize-winning offerings in the world of humor, he has done more than any other single human being to l...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Computing the future of computers

Computing the future of computers

Dave Barry is a funny guy. Besides his Pulitzer Prize-winning offerings in the world of humor, he has done more than any other single human being to l...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

• The (Youngstown) Vindicator, Dec. 28Consider for a moment this common scenario that has played out for decades in the annals of puzzling publi...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

The GOP’s pro-corporate prescription

By Richard KirschThe conventional wisdom in Washington is that tax breaks for corporations lead to economic growth. Tax assistance for working familie...

January 3rd, 2016 |